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Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
of u.s.- made products in the next 10 years. the government of japan joins the u.s. government in investigating boeing's 787 dreamliner. the probe is to uncover what caused two fuel leaks on two different dreamliners operated by japan airlines. japan's transport ministry said they opened the investigation because the two fuel leaks "occurred in succession." the faa says 787s are safe, but is conducting a comprehensive review to ensure no flaws are present. an end-of-the-year surge of consumer buying gave a lift to retail sales in december. retail sales rose .5%, which was higher than economists predicted and slightly better than the .4% rise in november. much of consumer spending came from people buying cars and trucks. overall last year, car companies had the best year since 2007. nissan's leaf will soon go for less. the automaker said this week that the new model of its battery-powered leaf will cost $6 thousand less than previous models. that cuts the price to around $28,800. nissan hopes the cost cutting will increase sales by around 20%. cadillac is giving drivers a chance
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am PST
is into this belief that china is not slowing and that they actually come up with these numbers that the government cannot rig. none of the companies in china actually have real accounting companies auditing their numbers. including the government- > bonus round time. let's take a look at the top new year's resolutions. name the most popular resolution for the new year. is it: drink less alcohol lose weight or watch more traders unplugged on first business? > > use stop-losses. > > i think it is c, and i think alan is going to realize it turned into the biggest bear ever this year. i should have listened to andrew. the market is going to hell. > > you guys are great. thank you. prepare your taste buds. a look at what new trends the restaurant industry is cooking up for the new year. stay with with us. like fashion and hairstyles, food service in fact follows its own trends. so what's in store for the new year? david henkes is a vice president at technomic, the top food service research & consulting firm. i guess you would have liked to have gone out and done some of the field work yourself but you
Jan 15, 2013 4:00am PST
, the federal government is not out of ammunition, the fed's bond-buying program is not likely to lead to higher inflation, and the fed sees positive signs in the economy. bernanke made the comments during an appearance at the university of michigan. nike is making a gear shift. just ahead of oprah's much- anticipated interview with cyclist lance armstong, the athletic company is signing rory mciiroy, the number one golfer in the world, to a multi- year nike sponsorship. reports say the agreement with the golf star from northern ireland is worth up to $250 million over the 10 years. nike dropped armstrong last year on revelations of an alleged doping scandal. pharmaceutical giant glaxo smith kline announces it has made a regulatory submission to the food and drug administration for a new drug. called albiglutide, it is a possible once-weekly treatment for adult patients with type-two diabetes. the new drug is an injectable and not yet approved as a treatment for the disease. settlements are soaring at the sec. u.s. securities regulators reached 714 settlements in 2012, up 6.6% for the year and t
Jan 17, 2013 4:00am PST
from the impact of all the asian, european, and american governments asking for higher fuel efficiency and lower emissions. a great example of that is the honda urban suv concept. now this is a concept in the dairy loosest term of the word, because this is a car that you're going to see probably in the next year so. but what is exciting about it is, while it looks like a typical suv, it is actually very small. it has got a small footprint; it runs on the same platform as the honda fit, which is the smallest car in honda's line-up; and has a small, four- cylinder engine. so, i think this is going to be the big trend: small is going to be the new cool, and that is a result of the industry under pressure, but i think consumers are really going to enjoy the results. > let me ask you about that little baby standing behind you. 49 automotive journalists named that very car, the cadillac ets sports sedan, as the north american car of the year. is that smaller too this year? > > it sure is. you think small, sports sedan, and cadillac all in the same phrase, they didn't go very well for many ye
Jan 18, 2013 4:00am PST
capital." the government plans to pour $250 billion a year into education. while the country's labor market is a skilled manufacturing force, its looking to raise the stakes for its middle class, which has been steadily growing. reports say corporations like ibm, intel and general motors are eager to hire graduates from china. competing against big box stores can be a david-versus- goliath experience for small retailers. 30 years ago, hardware chains and independents split sales 50/50. now, chains dominate. as paul eggers reports, it's making survival tough for the little guys. "gracias. que paso malala" jesus davila's hardware store, "la brocha gorda," has been a neighborhood fixture for some time, operating in a mostly mexican community on chicago's south side. "the shop has been open for 30 years already. it's been open since 1985. yolo que paso como estas" customers are still coming in, but davila plans to shut the doors in just a couple weeks. after making countless keys and helping out on hundreds of jobs, he's had enough. "let me tell you, i can do it, but i'm tired already."
Jan 22, 2013 4:00am PST
them---but never say i hit a wall. that's what companies and people and even governments do to succeed. you also have to have a team. you have to be flexible. you have to take risks. and when you fail you have to learn from your failure, pick yourself up, get up and do it better next time. gary, those don't sound like radical ideas. it seems like almost common business sense. well some of it is common business sense of course. there's a lack of common business sense with some companies. you also have to figure out what you're good at. one of the things that is uncommon, people say they have weaknesses so therefore they should correct them. no, for people and even for businesses you're not going to correct your weaknesses but you hire people that will correct the weaknesses. you don't try to change people. how do you motivate people? not just by money. you have to get to know them as people and understand their needs and wants and desires and they go through lifecycles. you have to do things differently and think outside the box. provide something that people want to buy and listen to y
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